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'Over the Garden Wall' gets lost in creator's imagination
'Over the Garden Wall' gets lost in creator's imagination

Trying to describe "Over the Garden Wall," Cartoon Network's first animated miniseries, is at once easy and difficult. Easy, because the story is quite simple: Two brothers (voiced by Elijah Wood and Collin Dean) get lost in a strange land called the Unknown and must find their way home. Along the way, they meet a variety of odd characters and are accompanied by a grumpy bluebird named Beatrice (voiced by Melanie Lynskey). But to describe the plot of "Over the Garden Wall" fails to capture the jumble of influences, emotions and textures creator Pat McHale has stuffed into it. "It's a comedy, but first and foremost, it's trying to be an experience...

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